I’m a life-long athlete and loved reading leadership lessons from the greatest coaches on the planet.
Two behaviors feel consistent across these exceptional coaches and leaders:
While the implementations for standards will vary across industry, we can generally recognize high character individuals regardless of industry.
by John Wooden, 10x NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Coach
Wooden on Leadership is a must-read for team leaders and managers. In this book, you’ll learn about John Wooden’s system for establishing high standards through meticulous attention to detail.
by Bill Walsh, 3x Super Bowl Champion Head Coach
The honesty and vulnerability that Bill Walsh presents is refreshing. High performers and leaders often shoulder more than their share of burden and stress, but feel reticent to discuss it. Not Bill Walsh. He openly talks about how difficult leading a team to success is and the detrimental effects it can have on your life and health.
by Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K), Head Coach of Duke Men's Basketball
Coach K is arguably the greatest of all coaches and this book is a collection of lessons about teaching young men the game of basketball and life.